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Warming drives spread of toxic algae in US, researchers say

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — The words blasted to cellphones around Oregon's capital city were ominous: "Civil emergency . prepare for action." Within half an hour, a second official alert clarified...
Jun. 22, 2018

The Latest: Progressives urge group to pull Sessions invite

McALLEN, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the separation of immigrant children from their parents following President Donald Trump's order allowing them to remain with their parents (all times local):...
Jun. 22, 2018

Donald Trump Jr. headlines Montana Republican convention

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Donald Trump Jr. is set to rally Montana Republicans after his father said Democratic U.S. Sen. Jon Tester must pay "a big price" for releasing allegations...
Jun. 22, 2018

Colorado's independents get vote in major party primaries

DENVER (AP) — Colorado is joining a growing list of states that allow unaffiliated voters — the state's largest voting bloc — to participate in the major party primaries, thanks...
Jun. 22, 2018

Father of girl on Time cover says she's with her mother

TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras (AP) — The father of the girl who is pictured crying on the cover of this week's Time magazine says the Honduran foreign ministry told him that his...
Jun. 22, 2018

Student: Cruz said 'get out of here' before school shooting

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A freshman at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School told investigators he encountered shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz in a stairwell as he was loading his AR-15...
Jun. 22, 2018

The Latest: Audio of sobbing children plays on House floor

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on immigration legislation (all times local): 1:35 p.m. Democratic Rep. Ted Lieu of California has aired audio on the House floor of sobbing children in...
Jun. 22, 2018

Gaza officials: 20 Palestinians wounded at Israeli border

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Gaza's Health Ministry says 20 Palestinians have been wounded by Israeli fire along the border fence. A few thousand Palestinians attended Friday's rally near...
Jun. 22, 2018

Ex-Las Vegas headliner loses bid to undo federal porn plea

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A former Las Vegas Strip headliner has lost a bid to withdraw his guilty plea in a federal pornography case involving thousands of videos and images,...
Jun. 22, 2018

UN chief to meet with US secretary of state

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. says Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is expected to meet with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to discuss "issues of mutual concern" that will likely...
Jun. 22, 2018

Cohen's photo with Tom Arnold fuels Trump tape speculation

LOS ANGELES (AP) — President Donald Trump's former attorney Michael Cohen has retweeted a photo of him and comedian Tom Arnold, who is working on a TV show to hunt...
Jun. 22, 2018

Investigation sheds harsh light on campus police department

NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) — An outside investigation into the way a Connecticut university handled a female campus police officer's allegations of sexual assault by a male officer has found...
Jun. 22, 2018

The Latest: Downstream spread of oil being checked

DOON, Iowa (AP) — The Latest on the crude oil leaking after a train derailment in northwest Iowa (all times local): 12:20 p.m. Crews are trying to determine how quickly...
Jun. 22, 2018

House approves bill to expand treatment for opioid abuse

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House has overwhelmingly approved legislation designed to give health care providers more tools to stem an opioid crisis killing more than 115 people in the United...
Jun. 22, 2018

Greek leader dons tie in sartorial relief over bailout end

ATHENS (AP) — Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has donned a tie, for the first time in more than three years in office, to celebrate the debt relief deal agreed...
Jun. 22, 2018

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue headlines of the week. None of these stories is legit, even though they were shared widely on social media...
Jun. 22, 2018

Surging oil prices and energy companies send stocks higher

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are rising Friday as energy companies climb along with the price of oil. Oil producers in OPEC agreed to produce more oil, a step...
Jun. 22, 2018

Board again rejects mercy for killer despite juror's concern

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Parole Board on Friday again rejected a request for mercy from a condemned killer who fatally stabbed a man two decades ago, despite an...
Jun. 22, 2018

Drug spoon sculpture placed outside drugmaker headquarters

STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) — An 800-pound, nearly 11-foot-long steel sculpture of a bent and burned drug spoon was placed Friday in front of the Connecticut headquarters of drugmaker Purdue Pharma...
Jun. 22, 2018

Crude oil leaks into floodwaters after train derails in Iowa

DOON, Iowa (AP) — A freight train derailed in northwest Iowa on Friday, leaking crude oil from at least one of 31 tankers into flooded fields flanking the tracks, officials...
Jun. 22, 2018

The Latest: Kansas Democrats want more information on kids

McALLEN, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the separation of immigrant children from their parents following President Donald Trump's order allowing them to remain with their parents (all times local):...
Jun. 22, 2018

Trump undercuts House GOP: Don't waste time on immigration

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Friday told his fellow Republicans in Congress to "stop wasting their time" on immigration legislation until after the November elections. GOP leaders said...
Jun. 22, 2018

NOT REAL NEWS: Obama didn't separate 90,000 migrant families

President Barack Obama did not oversee the separation of 90,000 migrant children and their parents at the U.S. border, contrary to a misleading online report and claims circulating on social...
Jun. 22, 2018

Trump picks Navy veteran as top counterterrorism official

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is nominating a Navy special operations veteran to be the nation's top counterterrorism official. Trump announced Friday that he's picked Joseph Maguire to lead...
Jun. 22, 2018

UM fan prohibited from social media posts on Missoula woman

MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — A Missoula judge ordered a University of Montana athletics fan not to make any more social media posts about a woman who started an online petition...
Jun. 22, 2018

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